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Dec 6, 2013 5:30am PST
-- demonstrations and police violence continued. the country's economy collapse. the anti-apartment movement it momentumked up abroad and nelson mandela became its symbol. mandela was eventually innsferred to another prison 1988 when he initiated secret negotiations with the government. in 1990, the ban on the anc was lifted. that year he walked out a free man. mandela was elected president of the anc in 1991. he continued to negotiate with president f.w. de klerk to seek an end to the country's racist laws. both men were awarded the nobel peace prize in 1993. >> we can stop the forward movement of these forces in the country. inapartheid came to an end 1994 when black south africans were allowed to vote for the first time in the country's history. the anc won the harlem in three elections and nelson mandela was elected president of south africa. >> i stand before you filled with pride and joy. pride in the people of the country. determination -- enjoy that which you can loudly proclaim from the rooftops -- free at last. >> in june of 1999 after one presidential term, nelson mandela retired
Dec 9, 2013 5:30am PST
powerful man in a state. he was sacked for mismanaging the economy, womanizing, and drug taking. they say it is one of the biggest upheavals to hit the government since the death of former leader kim jong-il. scenese -- violent from foo -- from a football match in brazil. it will likely raise questions about the country's ability to keep fans saved their own -- safe during next year's world cup. >> players were in high spirits. minutes later, the stadium descended into chaos as supporters began charging at each other and exchanged blows. police fired rubber bullets and tear gas into the crowds. they were already punished for ago.iolence months visibly emotional -- >> it is sad. i am speechless. ground.guy lying on the i don't know what happened. things were already difficult. and then this happened? it could be another disaster for brazilian football. the whole world will see this. >> i am alarmed by the lack of security. insidead been no police the stadium during the game as a private security company was being used. after over an hour, the match got back underway. a controversial auctio
Dec 4, 2013 5:30am PST
leaders are of course, trade, u.s.-china trade, and the economy. the united states had hoped that those issues would really be the main issues at this meet -- these meetings. but as we now know, this declaration of the air defense zone will likely dominate the meetings and perhaps challenge -- or provide a challenge to any progress made on the issue. >> reporting there from beijing. to the streetned to thailand for the first time in days. protest on the hold out of respect for the king's birthday am a national holiday to be celebrated thursday. but the opposition said it's fight to bring down the government as far -- it's fight to bring down the government is far from over. in bangkok on wednesday, a vast cleanup operation was underway. a day earlier, the violence that began last weekend came to an king'shalt ahead of the birthday thursday. the thai prime minister called for a truce between police and protesters. but the first time in days, calm returned to the streets and prime minister yingluck shinawatra all for -- a lasting solution. like to invite academics, businessmen, and groups
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